DTU Management—Department of Technology, Management and Economics—at DTU is looking for an outstanding Professor in Operations Research. The position as professor is a permanent faculty position. The professor will be part of the research group in Operations Research, and will contribute to research and teaching in the theoretical foundation as well as applications to practical problem solving. The Department already has a strong and internationally recognized environment in Operations Research.
DTU Management conducts excellent research in the intersection between management, technology and economics—in close cooperation with companies and public authorities.Operations Research (OR) is the discipline of applying advanced analytical methods to ensure better decision-making. By using techniques such as mathematical modelling to analyse complex situations, OR delivers executives the power to make more effective decisions and build more productive systems. OR is an essential part of the data science and analytics agenda.Responsibilities and tasksThe applicant should conduct excellent research in Operations Research at the highest international level, incorporating methodology as well as applications. The key responsibilities are:
Furthermore, candidates should have published frequently in international top journals and have an interest in developing of OR within data science and analytics.The OR research group considers it a strength to combine development of new theory with real-life applications. The section is team-oriented, and the professor is expected to support this through peer activities.For international candidates, DTU can provide Danish language courses enabling the candidates to teach in Danish within 2-3 years.QualificationsThe candidate must have the following qualifications:
The candidate is expected to contribute to the development of the department’s internal and external cooperation.AssessmentIn the assessment of the candidates, consideration will be given to:
Consideration will also be given to:
We offer DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.Salary and terms of employmentThe appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.Further informationther information may be obtained from Head of Management Science Professor Jesper Larsen, tel.: +45 4525 3385, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.You can read more about DTU Management at www.man.dtu.dk/english.
Application procedurePlease submit your online application no later than 3 July 2020 (23:59 local time).
Apply online at www.career.dtu.dk.Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link ‘Apply online’, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
DTU Management conducts excellent research in the intersection between management, technology and economics. We develop solutions in close cooperation with companies and public authorities. Our research aims at strengthening welfare, productivity and sustainability within the society. A key element is the role of technology and its interaction with industry and individuals. The department’s research is divided in four divisions: Innovation, Management Science, Sustainability and Transport. Furthermore, the department hosts a UN Collaborating Centre. The UN DTU Partnership conducts research, policy analysis and advising on a global scale. The department offers a wide range of courses and programmes at bachelor, master and PhD level across DTU’s study programmes. DTU Management employs about 300 people. We offer an international environment with around 50 different nationalities represented at the department.Technology for people DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 11,500 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. Our main campus is in Kgs. Lyngby north of Copenhagen and we have campuses in Roskilde and Ballerup and in Sisimiut in Greenland.